Venue : CLC –Jaldhaka- Nilphamari
Participants category – Divisional YAP members.
Date : 7 & 8th september -2017
USS & Plan international Bangladesh are trying to create the enable envirnment & democratic space for development through youth engagment.For this reason USS organized the training on Child protection advocacy & Monitoring for divisional advisiiary pennel members in Community Learning Center (CLC), Jaldhaka, Nilphamari.16 divisional YAP members ( male 8 female 8) have participated the training. The training was conducted by SM Abdul Quader, Child Protection Specialist, RDO, Plan International Bangladesh, Kaykobad Hossain, Project Coordinator and Abdur Rahim, Technical Officer, CRP, USS, Jaldhaka, Nilphamari.
Objective of the training:
Inauguration the training by SM Abdul Quader, Child Protection Specialist, RDO, Plan International Bangladesh than participants appeared the pre-test on this training for knowing the skill & knowledge on respective issues. Concept of advocacy & CP Advocacy & it’s importunacy to child protection: Facilitator was conducted the session, what is advocacy & CP advocacy? What are the importances to child protection mechanism? Facilitator was conduct the season through using lecture methods & some time using brain storming methods. Community based advocacy & it’s different from normal advocacy: This session was conducted by kaykobad hossain PC – Right to participation & protection project. Facilitator was conduct the session through using brain storming methods & power point. Discuses the sessions are what is community based advocacy & what are the different normal advocacy & community based advocacy. And also discusses the main characteristic of community based advocacy. After complete the discussion participants were divided in 4 group & they prepared the advocacy plan to ensure the child protection.
Role play for Lobby with duty bearer: This session was facilitated by SM Abdul Quader, Child Protection Specialist, RDO, Plan International Bangladesh. Facilitator divided the participants in two groups, one group was playing role duty bearer & others group was playing role of lobbyist, and lobbyist group was facilitated lobby in favor of flood affected people for getting the support from government. After complete the lobby meeting participants was discussed the improvement areas for future development to conduct the lobby meeting.
YAP lead field Monitoring: This session was conducted by SM Abdul Quader, Child Protection Specialist, RDO, Plan International Bangladesh. Facilitator was discussed the concept of monitoring & evaluation and how to conduct the monitoring process in field level. Facilitator was conduct the demo session among the participants sharing feedback on monitoring process for future development. After complete the discussion session participants were divided in three groups to conduct the field monitoring process in Mirganj.Khutamara & kaimari union. After complete the field monitoring & they came back to CLC and conduct the sharing session on field monitoring.
Reflection & expression of participants on this event:
Participants are able to prepare the community based advocacy plan & facilitate the advocacy to ensure child protection issues.
Participants gained minimum skill & knowledge on monitoring process & they also able facilitate the activity monitoring.
Argina Begum: I am very happy to participate the training as a participant; I am able to prepare the community based advocacy & facilitate the advocacy with union parisad.
Kalidas Ray: I have received various types of training for youth & development but it was different from others. We have received theoretical training & also getting opportunity for practical experience through field visit.
Liton : I am grateful to Plan intern national Bangladesh & USS to organize the training for our skill development. Learning from this training, we will try to replicate it in our community for their development.
Reported by Information Officer, USS